Offline support for mobile applications can be thought of as the ability for the app to react gracefully to the lack of connectivity. The rather new context of mobile devices introduced problems such as presence or absence of a network connection or even high latency and low bandwidth. This article covers approaches to these problems in the field of mobile app development.
This mobile explosion in Africa is having a far larger impact than merely connecting people, it is creating a very large, low-cost distributed sensor network that has the potential to completely transform global health care. This article will explore the fight against malaria, counterfeit drug detection, grade stock-out prevention, and health education.
Less than a year ago, Apple introduced Swift to the developer community. InfoQ caught up with Alex Blewitt, author of "Swift Essentials", a book on developing iOS apps using Swift.
In little over a decade, Africa has become the second most mobile connected continent, where about 15% of the billion inhabitants owns a cell phone, opening the way to many innovative applications. 2
Cloud based test labs provide an infrastructure to automatically test your software on a great number of devices. Leverage this in your build to reach to goal of continuous quality.
With the emergence of the WebRTC API standard, developers without any experience in telecommunications technology are enabled to easily integrate real-time comms into their applications.
Now that 2015 is underway, it’s time to consider a mobile strategy framework for a prosperous year. We will be discussing some key points to consider as you plan your strategy for a successful future.
How does Google manage the test and release processes for Chrome for iOS? What kind of tests are in place? What is the life cycle of a new feature from acceptance to release?
What it takes to build Android apps that scale up to millions of global users? At last AnDevCon, seven experienced Android developers tried to answer that question.
Hello App Inventor is an android application development-programming book authored by Paula Beer and Carl Simmons. This article is a book review and Q&A with the authors about the book.
It's nearly Christmas time now and some might still be looking for a tree and a few presents. This article lets you to create trees and presents on your iOS device using Apple Swift. Merry Swiftmas!
John Milinovich explains why mobile deep links matter, how to implement them and search for deep links in other apps using the URX API.
CONTENT IN THIS BOX PROVIDED BY OUR SPONSOR
The convergence of social networks, mobile platforms, connected things, big data and cloud infrastructure redefined interactive applications. It redefined the number of...
NoSQL eKit: How LinkedIn Monitors Massive Data
The scalability, performance and flexibility requirements of modern web and mobile applications are driving the massive growth of NoSQL in major enterprises...
Introduction to Couchbase Mobile: Building Online/Offline Apps that Always Work
Mobile apps are becoming increasingly more data-driven than ever before. Apps must run fast and be always available, as users expect rich interactive content to be always available to them wherever they are...
Dropbox Drops Sync and Datastore APIs, Move Your App to Open Source Sync
Dropbox recently announced that they are deprecating their Sync and Datastore APIs to focus instead on their Core API. While we can certainly understand the imperative to focus, that doesn’t change the position many of the developers that rely on these APIs find themselves in...
Syncing with Core Data
You've been developing your app with a Core Data stack and now you want to add the...
Building a Peer-to-Peer Photo Sharing App with Couchbase Mobile
One of the cool features of Couchbase Lite that hasn’t been featured much is an ability...
iOS: Pull to refresh with Couchbase Mobile
Almost any app out there needs to display a list of information and when it comes to ...
Let's Build Mobile Apps That Always Work
So let’s just put it out there. I want to build great apps and I know you want to build great ...
Security Concerns for Mobile Data Synchronization
Yesterday, Vormetric released their 2015 Insider Threat Report. As they point out, “In 2014...
Couchbase Mobile is a NoSQL database solution that delivers the full power and flexibility of NoSQL to mobile. It's engineered to provide fast and consistent access to your data, with or without a network connection, removing the network dependency that traditional service-based approaches require.